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5 Matching questions

  1. Import-substituting industrialization
  2. ejidatario
  3. tecnico
  4. agro-export model of developement
  5. export-centered developement strategy
  1. a a career-minded bureaucrat who administres public policy according to technical, rather than political, criteria
  2. b a recipient of an ejido land grant
  3. c a strategy for industrialization in which a country manufactures domestically goods that it previously imported, in order to satisfy domestic market demands
  4. d a strategy for developement in which a country exports goods and services in which it has a comparative advantage; part of a neo-liberal developement model
  5. e a strategy for economic developement in which a country exports agricultural products, minerals and petroleum, and imports manufactured goods

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the portion of an economy largely outside goverment control in which emoloyees work without contracts or benefits
  2. the North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them
  3. opposition to the political power of religious institutions or the clergy
  4. a political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party
  5. neofeudal realtionships in which "patrons" gain the support of "client" through the mutual exchange of benefits and obligations

5 True/False questions

  1. Para-statalstate-owned, or state-controlled, corporations created to undertake a broad range of activities, from the control and marketing of agricultural production to the provision of banking services and the operation of airlines, other transportation facilities an public utilities


  2. maquiladoraland granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants


  3. state corporatisma political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group


  4. state capitalisman economic developement strategy in which the state guides the process of private industrial and agricultural developement, encourages the formation of investment capital and the establishment of businesses, and protects domestic businesses from foreign competition


  5. WTOthe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO


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